New Databases

  • A searchable, authoritative, peer-reviewed guide to scholarly academic databases, websites, and tools with hundreds of reviews and updated information on electronic resources. The reviews are written by subject-area experts in collaboration between Choice and the Charleston Company.

  • Diverse array of printed sources from the fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth centuries.  Early European Books includes digitized books from major European libraries including the National Library of France, the National Library of Florence, the National Library of the Netherlands, the Wellcome Library, London, and the Royal Library, Denmark.  EEB provides digital access to continental printed texts before 1701 with full-color, high-resolution images scanned directly from the original printed sources. Each item in the collection is captured in its entirety, complete with its binding, edges, endpapers, blank pages, and any loose inserts, providing information about the physical characteristics and provenance histories of the original artefact.  There are over 53,000 books included, in languages including French, German, Italian, Hebrew, Dutch, Spanish, Latin, Gree, Icelandic, Swedish, and Danish.

  • Created from a collaboration between EBSCO and BiblioLabs, Open Dissertations is a new, free electronic theses and dissertations database offering access to more than 800,000 ETDs.

  • Foundation Directory Online Professional provides access to a wealth of timely, comprehensive information on grantmakers and their grants. It includes:

    • The entire universe of over 108,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S.
    • A database of over 4,000 sponsoring companies, offering a quick pathway to corporate funders
    • A database of over 3 million recently awarded grants
    • A keyword-searchable database of over 1 million recently filed IRS Forms 990 and 990-PF
    • Grantmaker-related news, job opportunities, and Request For Proposals (RFPs)
    • Grantmaker-sponsored publications
  • The North China Daily News (in Chinese: Zilin Xibao), was an English-language newspaper in Shanghai, China, called the most influential foreign newspaper of its time. Spanning the period 1923-1941 this is the prime printed source in any language for the history of the foreign presence in China, and with that the history of Shanghai, a city at the forefront of developments in Chinese politics, culture and the economy, and thus the hub of all Euro-American activity. 
     

  • Unlimited access to the NYTimes.com web site and NYT apps. Also includes New York Times' archives for articles outside the 1923-1980 date range. Must be logged in to your NYTimes.com account. Register for a free account.

    You need only register one time at accessnyt.com. This will provide direct access to nytimes.com.

  • The ROTUNDA Digital Edition includes the complete contents of the landmark letterpress edition of the papers, with nearly 35,000 documents across 69 volumes, with new material forthcoming from the Library of Congress and the Wilson Presidential Library. Coverage: 1856-1924.

  • PROLA is a complete archive of the American Physical Society's journal publications dating back to the first volume of each journal. Coverage: 1893-present.

  • A collection of over 30,000 pages of historically unique material from more than 200 orderly books spanning from 1748 to 1817. The collection includes both British and American orderly books, a form of manuscript journals kept by military units containing their orders from higher-ranking officers in addition to other information essential to military operations, dating from the French and Indian War through the War of 1812, with the bulk representing the activities of American forces during the Revolutionary War.